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How to Write a Hit Song

No Comments 18 May 2016

Shelly Peiken writes on the USA Songwriting Competition blog: I WISH I knew. If I had the answer I would have written a whole lot more.

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A great solo can elevate your song

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A great solo can elevate your song

No Comments 15 May 2016

From Disc Makers Echoes blog: Whether it’s a virtuosic guitar, a transcendent piano, or a funky breakdown on bass, a great solo can add power and personality to songs in any genre.

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5 Simple Truths I Learned About Songwriting

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5 Simple Truths I Learned About Songwriting

No Comments 11 May 2016

This post comes from the USA Songwriting Competition blog: I thought I knew a lot about songwriting when I first got involved with co-writing and writing with other songwriters and producers.

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Acoustic treatment and your home studio

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Acoustic treatment and your home studio

No Comments 9 May 2016

Scott Wiggins writes on the Disc Makers Echoes blog: When it comes to acoustic treatment for your home studio, one thing I’ve learned is to keep things simple.

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How pop has evolved

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How pop has evolved

No Comments 9 May 2016

There’s a simple antidote to the endless circular “pop music was better in the old days” debate: actually listen to the songs. A new interactive tool lets you do just that. But warning: it may not be as pleasurable to turn back time as you think.

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Why Playing Music Is Great For Your Brain

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Why Playing Music Is Great For Your Brain

No Comments 1 May 2016

via Dotted Music: With claims of physical and mental health benefits of everything from sunlight to salt water coming at us from all angles, perhaps we could all benefit from a little more music in our lives to block out the noise.

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Stereo width and audio mastering

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Stereo width and audio mastering

No Comments 27 April 2016

From Disc Makers Echoes: Using stereo widening plug-ins in audio mastering to try to expand your mix’s stereo width won’t sound natural and could cause major issues with your finished track.

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